- of or relating to gay male sexual orientation.
- (of a man) gay or effeminate.
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You can either add a flower on top as a final garnish or create a lavender syrup to add a fresh, floral touch to any drink.Craft herbaceous homemade drinks with simple syrup infusions|LaVonne Roberts|August 26, 2021|Popular-Science
Sherman also pointed out the so-called “lavender scare” during which upwards of 1,000 State Department personnel lost their jobs because of their sexual orientation.State Department flies Pride flag for first time|Michael K. Lavers|June 25, 2021|Washington Blade
Hike the three miles of trails in Maury Island Marine Park, or cut your own lavender bunches at Lavender Hill Farm.Beachfront Airbnbs for Under $300 a Night|Megan Michelson|June 15, 2021|Outside Online
On days I’m feeling more feminine, I have one that’s amber, lavender and vanilla.Demi Lovato is confronting her demons in real time|Bethonie Butler|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
She found the lavender for her daughter-in-law, an “Elderberry Super Immunity Blend” for her son, and a “Crafty Christmas” card to accompany her traditional holiday basket gifts.Small Business Saturday spotlights pandemic-inspired entrepreneurship|Emily Davies|November 28, 2020|Washington Post
New Orleanians loved the frilly, pale lavender flowers and gradually planted them as decorations around the city in garden ponds.Lake Bacon: The Story of The Man Who Wanted Us to Eat Mississippi Hippos|Jon Mooallem|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To accompany breakfast or lunch, there's hibiscus lavender tea or locally roasted Bumper Crop coffee.Spaghetti for Breakfast?! Not So Crazy at This Idaho Farm Café|Jane & Michael Stern|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Elias, the translator, knocks and a woman in a blue sweater-vest and lavender crocs answers.He Bullies Kids and Calls It News|Brandy Zadrozny|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Also: pastel pink-and-lavender paint jobs, festooned with hearts and flowers.Why I Finally Let My Girls Be Girly|Andy Hinds|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lavender is very calming and can help settle your nerves, which explains why so many baby soaps come in lavender scent.Change Your Sense: Biohacking for Beginners|Ari Meisel|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Clean your tube regularly, and your amber mouthpiece with a feather dipped in spirits of lavender.
Here was a light-blue pair; there were some lavender, some all black and various shades of tan and gray.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
She looked very neat and dainty as she sat there in her white lace cap and her lavender dress.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
She was waving a twig of lavender, and little Martha was making grabs at it, and laughing her gurgling laugh of babyish glee.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
As he entered, one of the maids rose from beside her mistress, bearing away the silver bowl of lavender water.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
British Dictionary definitions for lavender
- a pale or light bluish-purple to a very pale violet colour
- (as adjective)lavender socks